Somehow, it’s nearly that time of year again and as part of this year’s ‘Port Erins Countdown to Christmas,’ we’re hosting our Christmas Fair on Saturday December 4th, from 11am – 4.30pm.Come down and get yourself some quality, hand-crafted gifts and enjoy a drink and a mince pie, while the kids make a festive decoration at our craft workshop. You can even win one of our top raffle prizes! (prizes supplied by local businesses and [read more…]
Wow, what a weekend that was! It was amazing to see so many of you enjoying yourself at the Centre. We’d like to thank all the local acts who made the Friday night event such a huge success, you all highlighted the incredible artistic talent that we have on the Isle of Man. Also, thank you to the wonderful Worbey & Farrel for raising the roof with their performance on Saturday night, it was a [read more…]
It doesn’t seem possible but October 30th sees the 50th anniversary of the Erin Arts Centre! Come down and celebrate with us FRIDAY An informal evening of music, and entertainment, featuring stars from the Manx artistic community who have graced our stage over the years. Featuring: John Riley and members of the Festival Chorus, Manx Ballet Company, Judith Christian, Jane Corkill, Paul Costain, John and Karen Elliott, Mandy Griffin, Annie Kissack, Ruth Tickle, The Service [read more…]
We are delighted to unveil an all-star cast for the first of our three concerts to celebrate 50 years of the EAC. Featuring: John Riley and members of the Festival Chorus, Manx Ballet Company, Judith Christian, Jane Corkill, Paul Costain, John and Karen Elliott, Mandy Griffin, Annie Kissack, Ruth Tickle, The Service Players and MC for the evening, Charles Guard. More tickets to be released next week!
Next year’s Young Singer and Musician Competitions will take place in January/February 2022 at the EAC (see poster for details). If you or someone you know is interested, watch this space – application forms are coming soon!!
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who supported the first Port Erin Jazz Festival! Alan, Dave and the Leeds College band were spectacular but what stood out for us was the quality of the local bands on Saturday afternoon. You did us all proud! 👏 Hopefully, this is an event that can grow and grow, so fingers crossed, we’ll see you all next year. PS. If anybody has photos, especially of the afternoon gigs, that [read more…]
Unfortunately, Rushen Players have had to cancel their upcoming show due to cast members testing positive for Covid19. We wish them all well and look forward to them rescheduling in the future.
Join us tomorrow for the first in the new series of ten spectacular productions. The series kicks off with a revival of Mussorgsky’s ‘Boris Godonov.’ Bass, René Pape, reprises his overwhelming portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia. Conductor Sebastian Weigle leads Mussorgsky’s masterwork, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original 1869 version, which runs two-and-a-quarter hours with no intermission. NB. Tomorrow’s show is pre-recorded from the previous [read more…]
Join Rushen Silver Band for their annual Christmas concert. Full of popular festive tunes, and singalong carols, the event will be entertaining for all the family. The concert, at the end of November, signals the start of the bands Christmas period and to get us in the festive spirit, we shall be decking the halls and jingling the bells along with a special guest artist from the local music scene. This year, due to previous [read more…]
Hop tu naa/Day of the Dead, it’s that time of year! Save yourselves from bored kids on half-term Wednesday by bringing them to see this Pixar masterpiece. Showing here Wednesday October 27th 2pm. Under 18s £2, accompanying adults £6. Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colourful Land [read more…]